Northwest Seattle residents, employees and businesses are invited to a community open house and informational meeting for Seattle City Light’s seven properties from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6 at the Ballard First Lutheran Church (2006 NW 65th Street).
From 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., various city departments will share information about their projects and programs that will affect the Northwest Seattle area.
- Ballard Loo – Following a Ballard community request for a permanent public toilet, the City of Seattle is collaborating with the community on plans for the installation of a Portland Loo.
- The Ship Canal Water Quality Project will reduce combined sewer overflows with a deep storage tunnel constructed in the Ballard, Fremont and Wallingford neighborhoods.
- Ballard Design Guidelines – City staff will provide an update on the process to develop new urban design guidelines for the Ballard Urban Village.
- Recycling and Composting Information – Learn more about solid waste diversion efforts with a “Where Does It Go?” display, free guides and other cool stuff.
- The Burke Gilman Trail Missing Link Project will connect the two existing portions of Seattle’s popular Burke-Gilman Trail with a 1.4 mile corridor through the Ballard neighborhood, designed to improving safety, predictability and access for all users.
From 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Seattle City Light will also host a community information meeting about the possible sale of the utility’s properties at these locations:
- 9407 19th Avenue NW
- 7750 28th Avenue NW
- 3209 NW 65th Street
- 6728 24th Avenue NW
- 1405 NW 65th Street
- 1414 NW Leary Way
- 6109 Phinney Avenue North
The utility is considering selling or transferring these properties for full market value. There will be representatives from various City departments there to answer questions about the proposal.
For more information on City Light’s properties, please visit www.seattle.gov/light/surplus.